GW's Sarah Phillips Named A-10 Lacrosse Player of the Week
April 23, 2012
The award marks the fourth weekly honor in Phillips' career, as she was twice named Player of the Week (3/28/11 and 3/1/10), while she also earned Rookie of the Week accolades in April 2009.
The senior standout guided GW to a conference championship bid and also helped the Buff and Blue improve its overall record to 10-6, marking the first time the Colonials have earned double-digit wins since the 2007 season (11-7).
Phillips opened the weekend with a game-high six points on four goals and two assists in GW's 15-10 loss at Duquesne on Friday evening. With six points, the Downingtown,
In the Colonials' 17-11 win at St. Bonaventure on Sunday, Phillips tallied a season-high seven points on four goals and three assists. She now has 79 points on the year, which equals Hostetler's 2005 program record for most points in a single season, and 219 points in her career on 118 goals and a school record 101 assists.
Her 79 points ranks second in the A-10 and fifth in NCAA Division I, and she also ranks second in the league and 10th in the country with 39 assists.
With a 4-3 A-10 record, Phillips and the Colonials will return to the A-10 Championship at